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  1. Exxon, Shell and climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Benjamin Franta, a former research fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and doctoral candidate at Stanford University where his focus is on the history of climate science and politics, recently wrote a piece for The Guardian newspaper titled In the piece, Franta explores how documents from Exxon and Shell scientists in the 1980s clearly showed that CO2 release from the burning of fossil fuels would warm the planet and that climate catastrophe would undoubtedly ensue.

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  2. WVU schedules Economic Outlook SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    The West Virginia University Bureau of Business and Economic Research will begin its fall Economic Outlook Series in October with the first of five events that will run through mid-November. The bureau in the College of Business and Economics will present its West Virginia Economic Outlook 2019-2023 statewide economic analysis and forecast 7:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 3 at Embassy Suites in Charleston.

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  3. Five-set thriller for Williamstown and Ritchie CountyRead the original story

    Friday | NewsandSentinel.com

    Kayla Bauman and Brittney Hooper had season-highs of 15 kills apiece here Thursday night as Williamstown used a balanced hitting attack and proved to be a tad more consistent during a five-set Little Kanawha Conference West Division volleyball victory versus Ritchie County. The Rebels of head coach Matt Carpenter won the first and third sets , but the Yellowjackets dominated set two and triumphed in the final two sets, 25-20 and 15-9.

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  4. West Virginia health officer taking March of Dimes jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia's state health officer is leaving to take a job with the March of Dimes. The Department of Health and Human Resources announced Dr. Rahul Gupta's departure in a news release Tuesday.

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  5. PHS boys top SouthRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Don Fosselman's squad ran its winning streak to three games after a 5-0 victory over crosstown rival Parkersburg South Tuesday night at PHS Stadium Field. On a night were Fosselman was absent recovering from surgery, his son, Donny, helped the Big Reds improve to 6-4-2.

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  6. Sponaugle renews challenge to Justice residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A petition to compel the governor to reside in Charleston was refiled on Tuesday by a member of the House of Delegates. Delegate Isaac Sponaugle, D-Pendleton, asked the West Virginia Supreme Court to order Gov. Jim Justice to reside in the seat of government as required by the state Constitution.

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  7. Coal lobbyists request lower severance tax rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 18 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A coal mining lobbyist group is asking for a lower severance tax rate for coal, while two organizations representing natural gas interests are asking to keep their severance tax rates the same. The Legislature's joint standing committees on energy and finance heard from representatives of the West Virginia Coal Association, the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association and the Independent Oil and Gas Association during interim meetings Monday in Charleston.

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  8. Teachers, school service personnel hold unity rally in CharlestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Steven Allen Adams An attendee holds up a sign at a union rally at the State Capitol Building in Charleston on Sunday. Photo by Steven Allen Adams U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to a crowd of teachers, school service personnel, and public employee retirees Sunday.

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  9. Residency: Court should answer Justice questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia's state Constitution states that the governor is supposed to live in the capital city, Charleston. Gov. Jim Justice lives in Lewisburg and has no plan to move.

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  10. West Virginia cancels Capitol dome repair contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    West Virginia officials have canceled a nearly $11 million contract to repair significant damage to the state Capitol dome. The decision, announced Friday by the Department of Administration, was based on the contractor's inability to comply with design requirements for exterior scaffolding to be constructed to complete the project.

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  11. Take responsibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Last Sunday, I went with a delegation of concerned Catholics to present a letter to Bishop Michael Bransfield requesting that he lead the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in addressing child sexual abuse by priests in the Church openly and completely. There is nothing to be gained by trying to avoid the issue, but everything to be gained by being straight forward and transparent.

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  12. Officials nix Wheeling debate between candidates Manchin, - SMorriseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A debate between the two leading candidates for the U.S. Senate in West Virginia, which had been proposed for Oct. 14 in Wheeling, will not be held. Also involved were H-D Media, publisher of the Charleston Gazette and the Huntington Herald Dispatch, and NCWV Media, publisher of The Exponent Telegram in Clarksburg and The State Journal in Charleston.

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  13. Open the recordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Over the past month, I have written two letters to the editor, published in The News and Sentinel and elsewhere, calling on the Catholic church to be proactively transparent about the scope of the sexual abuse scandal in the wake of the revelations in the August Pennsylvania grand jury report. The first letter was a call for transparency from the Church in general, and the second letter called specifically on Bishop Bransfield of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston-which covers the entire state of West Virginia-to release the names of all priests, bishops, and church officials credibly accused of sexual abuse or the cover-up of abuse.

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  14. Wood County natives achieve successRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 15 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Pat Strader and his team at Digital Relativity, a full-service marketing and advertising agency with offices in Fayetteville and Charleston, was ranked No. 202 in August on Inc. Magazine's 37th annual Inc. 5000 for the nation's fastest-growing private companies.

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  15. West Virginia switches to new method for grading public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Members of the West Virginia Board of Education got their first look at a new tool to evaluate the state's 633 public elementary, middle and high schools. Officials with the state Department of Education briefed media Thursday morning in Charleston about the new Balanced Scorecard that replaces the The change in scorecards came after Gov. Jim Justice campaigned on eliminating the A-F system, concerned about the negative perception the grades gave counties.

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  16. West Virginia Bishop Bransfield facing harassment allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Pope Francis Thursday named an apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston where Bishop Michael Bransfield is suspected of sexual harassment of adults. Francis appointed Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore and instructed him to conduct an investigation of Bransfield, the Baltimore Diocese and the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese said in press releases on Thursday.

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  17. 3 plead guilty to neglect in aftermath of woman's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Three people have pleaded guilty to neglect in the aftermath of an 88-year-old woman's death in West Virginia. The case involves the death of Norma Dunlap in May, after she was admitted to a hospital.

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  18. River rising: Wood County awaits arrival of FlorenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | NewsandSentinel.com

    The area could experience minor flooding after a few days of rain, but officials are looking at what impacts Hurricane Florence could have once it makes landfall in the Carolinas later this week. After about three to four days of rain in the region, the National Weather Service in Charleston is reporting the possibility of flooding along the Ohio River at Marietta, Willow Island and Belleville as the river is expected to just reach above flood stage in areas.

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  19. Judge rules against motion on Justice residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A Kanawha County judge dismissed a case that would have determined if the governor was following the state constitution by not residing in the state capital. Kanawha County Circuit Judge Charles King released his ruling Monday afternoon regarding a writ of mandamus filed by Delegate Isaac Sponaugle, D-Pendleton, petitioning the court to order Gov. Jim Justice to live in Charleston.

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  20. Few problems reported locally on rain-soaked weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | NewsandSentinel.com

    As rain fell throughout the day Sunday, few problems were reported in the Mid-Ohio Valley as the area braces for more rain throughout today as remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon will affect the area through this evening. Police departments in Athens, Belpre, Parkersburg and Marietta reported wet conditions, but no serious accidents or situations resulting from the rainfall.

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